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|Man cleared in pot case over alleged cop lying now charged in hit-and-run|
A man who was cleared of marijuana charges after police were accused of lying about his arrest has now been charged in a hit-and-run crash in Morton Grove that killed a Chicago woman. Authorities said Joseph Sperling, 26, of Glenview, was driving a black Lexus at a high rate of speed on Aug. 26...
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|Aerin hosts Lauder Fashion Week kickoff|
Guests included Victoria Beckham and Tommy Hilfiger.
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|Lawyer: Former Mississippi officer indicted in 2015 shooting|
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - A lawyer says a former Mississippi police officer has been indicted in the October 2015 shooting death of a black man. Attorney Jim Waide said Thursday that a prosecutor told him Canyon Boykin, a white former police officer in Columbus, has been indicted for manslaughter in ...
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|Ex-Sony Exec Doug Belgrad to Co-Finance ‘Bad Boys 3,’ ‘Charlie’s Angels,’ ‘Mulan’|
Former Sony Pictures executive Doug Belgrad will co-finance half a dozen Sony movies — “Peter Rabbit,” “Bad Boys 3,” “Zombieland 2,” “Mulan,” the “Charlies Angels” reboot and “Mallory.” Belgrad, who departed earlier this year as motion picture group president, is making the investments through his 2.0 Entertainment company. He will be a producer on some... Read more »
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|Leslie Jones rings in 49 with festive cocktails|
“Ghostbusters” star Leslie Jones didn't let her recent battles with a hacker and online trollers ruin her birthday.
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|Long after Hawaii attack, chaplain's remains identified|
DUBUQUE, Iowa (AP) - Dubuque resident Dr. Steve Sloan never met his great-uncle Chaplain Aloysius Schmitt. But in many ways, he feels like he knew the man. Stories about Schmitt's life - and the heroism he displayed on the day of his death - were recounted at seemingly every family ...
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|Cops: Man runs over woman then beats her with shovel|
After repeatedly running over a woman with his car on the streets of Olney Sunday night, Joel Horton went to the trunk of his 2012 Nissan Maxima, got a shovel and continued to beat the already broken woman to death, police said.
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|Elderly couple learn the victim in gruesome TV news story was their daughter|
Looking out the window at the children playing with horses at a block party on her Nicetown street Monday afternoon, 85-year-old Willie Clara Lindsay saw something out of place - men in suits approaching her front porch.
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|Filmmakers Launch Anti-Trump Ad Campaign|
A group of documentary filmmakers is launching a new anti-Trump ad campaign, with the first TV spot running in Butler County, Ohio, on Wednesday. The first ad, directed by Rachel Gray, features a Republican woman who says that she cannot bring herself to vote for Donald Trump. Gray’s credits include “Jesus Camp” and “Norman Lear: Just... Read more »
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|You don’t want to mess with Xavier’s secret weapon|
SAN JOSE, Calif. — The voice on the other end of the telephone Friday afternoon was that of an 84-year-old nun who sounds 30 years younger and has had as much a hand in Xavier’s remarkable run toward a possible Final Four berth as the man who coaches the team himself. Sister Rose Ann Fleming,...
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|Beth Wolff recognizes firm's top producers|
Celebrating 39 years in real estate service, Beth Wolff and Ed Wolff hosted the Beth Wolff Realtors team at a celebratory luncheon at Tony's. In addition to recognizing the top producers, three agents were awarded with the Rising Star Award, given to those agents who show noteworthy aptitude and dedication to customer service.
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|Rundlett Middle School eight-grade honor roll|
The following eighth-grade students were named to the honor roll for the second quarter at Rundlett Middle School in Concord.Grade 8 High Honors: Emily Ahlfeld, Macie Anderson, Julia Benson, Sierra Boots, Austin Carrier, Joanna Dustin, Emma Fleischman, Alexis Flynn, Alex Forward, Ruby Garcia, Charlo...
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|'Hidden Figures' author Shetterly receives literary prize|
CLEVELAND (AP) - An author whose book was the basis for the Oscar-nominated movie "Hidden Figures" has won an award for writing literature that promotes diversity and confronts racism. Margot Lee Shetterly's book and the namesake movie are about the contributions of a team of black women mathematicians to the ...
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|Anisfield-Wolf Book Award honorees include 'Hidden Figures' author and Isabel Allende|
The Cleveland Foundation announced the winners of its 82nd annual Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards on Thursday. CLEVELAND, Ohio - The Cleveland Foundation announced the winners of its 82nd annual Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards on Thursday. The Anisfield-Wolf Awards, established in 1935, are given to books that confront racism, examine diversity and expand society's understanding of class and justice. They are the only national juried prize for such literature. This year's honorees are: Isabel Allende, Lifetime Achievement: Allende is considered the most widely-read author writing in Spanish, having sold more than 67 million books. Born in 1942 in Lima, Peru to Chilean parents, Allende burst onto the literary scene in 1982 with "The House of the Spirits," which began as a letter to her dying grandfather. Peter Ho Davies, Fiction: Davies sees his innovative novel "The Fortunes" as "examining the burdens, limitations and absurdities of Asian stereotypes." Anisfield-Wolf juror Joyce Carol Oates calls it a "prophetic work, with passages here of surpassing beauty." Tyehimba Jess, Poetry: Jess's "Olio" is a physical work of art that imagines and reclaims lost African-American performances from the Civil War until World War I. Karan Mahajan, Fiction: The author took an incident from his New Delhi boyhood, when a car bomb exploded in 1996 in a marketplace near his home, as a spark for his second novel, "The Association of Small Bombs." It tells of three boys caught in the blast, only one of whom survives. Margot Lee Shetterly, Non-Fiction: Shetterly saw her first book, "Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race," top the bestseller lists. Simultaneously, the film version enjoyed critical acclaim, box office success and Academy Awards nominations. "The new Anisfield-Wolf winners broaden our insights on race and diversity," said Henry Louis Gates, Jr., who chairs the jury. "This year, we honor a breakthrough history of black women mathematicians powering NASA, a riveting novel of the Asian American experience, a mesmerizing, poetic exploration of forgotten black musical performance and a spellbinding story of violence and its consequences." The Anisfield-Wolf winners will be honored Sept. 7 at the State Theatre in Cleveland, hosted by the Cleveland Foundation and emceed by Jury Chair Gates. Allende does plan to attend the ceremony, which will be part of Cleveland Book Week. For additional information, and a complete list of the recipients since 1935, visit www.Anisfield-Wolf.org.
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|HIGH SCHOOL BOYS BASKETBALL: Newton North evens the score with Needham|
NEWTON – Before last night’s Bay State Conference home game against Needham, Newton North head coach Paul Connolly took a moment at midcourt to recognize standout junior Ethan Wright’s recent accomplishment of scoring his 1,000-career point.But when all was said and done, it was Wright’s classmate Chris Matthews along with freshman Aaron Cooley who lifted the Tigers to a wire-to-wire, 60-51 victory over the Rockets.
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|No charges against Central Texas deputy in fatal shooting|
BELTON, Texas (AP) - A Central Texas sheriff's deputy will not face charges in the 2016 fatal shooting of a driver following an attempted traffic stop and chase. A Bell County grand jury Wednesday took no action against Cpl. Shane Geers. The case involves the Aug. 30 death of 59-year-old ...
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|Edgar Ramirez, Darren Criss to Star in Ryan Murphy’s ‘Versace: American Crime Story’ on FX|
Edgar Ramirez and Darren Criss are the first stars to officially sign onto Ryan Murphy’s “Versace: American Crime Story,” Variety has learned. “Versace” will mark the third installment of FX’s “American Crime Story” anthology, following the award-winning “People V. O.J. Simpson” and the upcoming second season that will revolve around the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. “Versace” will explore... Read more »
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|Football: Salesian hires Ariel Bellofiore as its head coach|
Ariel Bellofiore, a former assistant coach at Pasadena City College, has been hired as football coach at L.A. Salesian. He has coached at St. Francis, La Salle, Bernstein, Fullerton College and Pasadena City College. He played football at the University of San Diego. For the latest on high school...
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|SNHU fall semester president’s, dean’s list |
The following area students were named to the president’s list and the dean’s list for the fall semester at Southern New Hampshire University.The following area students were named to the president’s list for the fall semester at Southern New Hampshire University.Barnstead: Amelia Duane, Eric Ryan...
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|2 police officers injured in crash during pursuit|
Two police officers were injured late Tuesday during a police chase that started in the Lawndale neighborhood and ended near the Pullman neighborhood. Just after 11:45 p.m. Tuesday, officers tried to stop a silver SUV for a traffic violation in the 4200 block of West Cullerton Street in the Lawndale...
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|HIGH SCHOOL BOYS BASKETBALL: Catholic Memorial completes a regular-season sweep of BC High|
Catholic Memorial continued its late season offensive surge. Jarron Flynn converted a driving to break an 85-85 tie in the final minute and Catholic Memorial (12-5) went on to complete a regular-season sweep with an 88-85 victory over Catholic Conference rival BC High last night at the Ronald S. Perry Gymnasium. Rudy Jean accounted for the final point on a free-throw, then a last-second desperation heave from mid-court hit the back iron.
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|Murphy's has double-double in Minnesota's win|
PISCATAWAY, N.J. — Jordan Murphy scored 17 points and had 11 rebounds to lead Minnesota past Rutgers 72-63 on Saturday.Nate Mason and Amir Coffey added 16 and 12 points, respectively, for the Gophers (18-7, 6-6 Big Ten). Eric Curry made all five of his shots and scored 11 points.Rutgers (13-13, 2-11) was led by C.J. Gettys, who had a team-high eight rebounds, and Mike Williams with 14 points each. Corey Sanders added 13 points, five assists and five rebounds.
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|St. John’s dismantles Seton Hall in huge blow to tourney hopes|
Seton Hall might still end up returning to the NCAA Tournament, but the Pirates need to arch their necks if they want to find St. John’s in the standings. Just three weeks after being dominated by their cross-river rival, the Red Storm had a surprisingly easy time switching roles Saturday, playing one of their best...
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|‘Flip or Flop’ stars come together for business appearance|
"#lovespeaking together," Tarek El Moussa captioned an Instagram of him and his ex.
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|Mom threatened witness to deadly Cleveland shooting for son, police say|
Kajuana Underwood, 38, is accused of threatening a witness to a deadly shooting, according to police. CLEVELAND, Ohio -- A woman threatened a witness to a fatal shooting in order to help her son, who is embroiled but not charged in the case, according to court records. Kajuana Underwood, 38, is charged with intimidating a witness. She is not in police custody and a warrant was issued for her arrest. Underwood issued the threat at gunpoint on Jan. 30, court records say. Court records do not describe exactly how Underwood's son is connected to the case; they only say he's "involved" in the Oct. 24 fatal shooting of Christopher Bishop, 20. Bishop was killed during a fight with another man in the 9200 block of Wade Park Avenue in the city's Hough neighborhood. Several witnesses reported seeing the fight, police said. The other man shot Bishop in the chest and ran away. No arrests have been made in the case. Bishop was found dead in the street, police said. If you'd like to comment on this story, visit Friday's crime and courts comments section.
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|Here’s the preview capsules for UFC 208|
A breakdown of the fights on the main card of UFC 208 on Saturday at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.
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|University of New Hampshire dean’s list|
The following area students were named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at the University of New Hampshire.Allenstown: Jonathan Martin, Christina Miceli, Katherine Loiselle, Shane St. Onge, Erin Mahoney, Daniel McKone Alton: Jacob Holton, Brandon Nichols, Jaimie Forti, Daniel Krivitsky , Cam...
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|Box Office: ‘Fifty Shades Darker’ Spanks ‘Lego Batman Movie’ on Thursday|
Universal Pictures’ “Fifty Shades Darker” grossed $5.7 million at 3,120 theaters on Thursday. Warner Animation and DC Entertainment’s family film “Lego Batman Movie,” meanwhile, saw $2.2 million in Thursday previews, while “John Wick: Chapter 2” also opened to a solid $2.2 million for Lionsgate. Early tracking suggested that “Lego Batman” would win the weekend with more than $60... Read more »
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|Kendall goes see-thru to cap off first day of New York Fashion Week|
Kendall Jenner closed it wearing a sheer glittery naked dress that appropriately flaunted her bare bum.
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|Billionaire's bodyguard fired for taking emergency sick day: suit|
A billionaire’s bodyguard was fired after he had a medical emergency and couldn’t drive his boss to a party, according to a lawsuit.
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|Hollywood agency ICM Partners acquires boutique NY firm|
Hollywood agency ICM Partners made a big move into representing TV news and sports anchors by acquiring Headline Media Management.
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|Arvada family opens gym for children with special needs|
A family in Arvada opened Colorado’s first We Rock the Spectrum Gym for children with sensory processing disorders.
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|Melania's lawsuit: What's at stake?|
First lady Melania Trump is -- in and of herself -- a "brand," one that could elicit lucrative endorsement opportunities, according to a lawsuit refiled by her attorneys on Monday.
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|Review: 'John Wick 2' is an extravagantly violent good time|
Before you buy a ticket to see "John Wick: Chapter 2 ," the improbably fun sequel to the implausibly good "John Wick," you might want to ask yourself how much tolerance you have for gun shots to the head, because…
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|AFI Selects Paul Feig as Distinguished Artist for Women’s Directing Workshop|
Paul Feig has been selected as the distinguished artist for the American Film Institute Conservatory’s directing workshop for women. Feig has become one of Hollywood’s top directors of female-driven movie comedies with credits on “Bridesmaids,” “The Heat,” “Spy” and “Ghostbusters.” He created the show “Freaks and Geeks” and directed episodes of “The Office,” “Arrested Development,”... Read more »
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|Advocacy Group WeForShe Unveils Top TV Pilot Scripts by Women (EXCLUSIVE)|
Women’s advocacy organization WeForShe has selected 17 unproduced female-written television scripts for its 2017 WriteHer list, now in its third year. The organization said its aim is to make the list a “go-to” resource for executives seeking female-driven quality pilot scripts written by women. Joy Blake, a consulting producer on Cinemax’s “Outcast” who made last... Read more »
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|Clark County coroner IDs Montana man who died in Saturday crash|
A motorcyclist who died after a Saturday crash has been identified as 47-year-old Scott Allen Foley of Helena, Montana.
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|3 fundraisers top $19,000 for family of Cleveland officer David Fahey|
Three fundraisers held at downtown Cleveland bars for the family of officer David Fahey, who was killed last month, have raised more than $19,000. CLEVELAND, Ohio - A trio of fundraisers held at Cleveland bars raised $19,430 for the family of David Fahey, the police officer killed by a hit-and-run driver last month. Tilted Kilt in Cleveland raised $11,430 in sales and cash donations, a rep for the downtown bar said this week. The all-day benefit was held Feb. 2. That same night, a few blocks away, Harry Buffalo staged a "Cheers for Dave" event and brought in "about $5,000," according to a general manager for the bar, which charged $30 admission. And the first fundraiser, June 26 at Masthead Brewing Co. on Superior Avenue, drew $3,000 in sales of beer, shirts and wristbands. Fahey was killed June 24 as he was setting up road flares on Interstate 90 in Cleveland. A Lorain man, Israel Alvarez, was arrested and charged with aggravated vehicular homicide and felony hit-and-run in connection with the case. Fahey is the first officer killed in the line of duty since 2008, when Patrolman Derek Owens was shot during a chase on the city's Southeast side. Those who want to contribute can go to cppa.org.
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|Monday, Feb. 6 high school girls basketball scores|
Scores, stats from across the state of Michigan
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|Tarek El Moussa spotted on dinner date with mystery woman|
Both Tarek El Moussa and his estranged wife, Christina, seem more than ready to put their failed marriage behind them.
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|Something is rotten at the Board of Elections|
Something stinks in Harlem — and at the Board of Elections. In what critics claim is an extraordinary political deal, seven of the 10 commissioners on the city’s Board of Elections abstained in a vote to remove a politically-connected candidate, Larry Scott Blackmon, from the ballot — overruling their own lawyers and ignoring legal precedent....
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|John Lithgow Joins ‘Pitch Perfect 3’ Cast (EXCLUSIVE)|
John Lithgow, hot off his SAG Awards win for his performance as Winston Churchill in Netflix’s “The Crown,” will be rounding out the cast of Universal’s “Pitch Perfect 3.” Trish Sie is taking over the director’s chair from Elizabeth Banks, who helmed “Pitch Perfect 2.” Banks will reprise her role as Gail and remain on board as... Read more »
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|‘Chronicle’s’ Alex Russell to Star in Sci-Fi Thriller ‘Attach’|
“Chronicle” star Alex Russell has come on board the sci-fi thriller “Attach” with Chris Gorak directing from his own script. Adam Schroeder, whose producing credits include “Chronicle” and “Sleepy Hollow,” will produce under his Adam Schroeder Entertainment banner alongside Rob Paris (“The Blackcoat’s Daughter”) of Paris Film. Highland Film Group will handle international sales, and... Read more »
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|Where Maryland's senators stand on Trump's cabinet picks|
The Republican-controlled Senate is beginning to confirm President Donald Trump's cabinet and other key nominees. Here is a look at how Maryland's two senators — both Democrats — have voted on those appointments on the floor. For nominees on whom floor votes have not been held, the list reflects...
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|Bronx hospital staffers refused to talk to cops in assault probe|
A “wall of silence” has stymied a probe into a suspected assault at a city hospital that left a man with brain damage, a police source said.
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|Spencer Baumgarten to Leave CAA for ICM Partners|
Veteran literary agent Spencer Baumgarten has joined ICM Partners as a partner. “Spencer is an exceptional agent who’s passionate about his role in guiding the careers of his clients,” the ICM partnership said in a joint statement. “He is highly regarded in the entertainment community and will be a great addition to our partnership.” He... Read more »
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|'Lysistrata Jones', new artistic director for Refuge Theatre Project's season|
Refuge Theatre Project announced its third season and the company's new artistic director Friday. Co-founder and former artistic director Ross Egan will be replaced by Christopher Pazdernik, who directed and choreographed the company’s production of "High Fidelity" in February. Egan will become...
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|Rebecca Ferguson Joins Hugh Jackman’s ‘Greatest Showman’ (EXCLUSIVE)|
Rebecca Ferguson has been cast opposite Hugh Jackman in Fox’s P.T. Barnum musical biopic “The Greatest Showman” as Swedish opera singer Jenny Lind. She joins Zac Efron, Michelle Williams and Zendaya on the project. Michael Gracey is directing from a script by Michael Arndt. Chernin Entertainment and Laurence Mark are producing. Production is set to begin in... Read more »
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|“The Edge of Seventeen”: coming-of-age angst, served with snark and sensitivity|
Since delivering her solemnly impressive feature debut in 2010's "True Grit," young actress Hailee Steinfeld has struggled to find a role commensurate with her solid, self-assured gifts. Until now, at least: In "The Edge of Seventeen," she proves her mettle as that rare performer who can win the audience's allegiance even when her character is at maximum annoyability.
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|Michiganians of the Year, since 1978|
Every year since 1978, Detroit News readers help nominate citizens who have helped make living here a richer experience
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